Joe Friel: The Most Trusted Endurance Sports Coach

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Joe Friel is the most trusted endurance sports coach in the world.

With an aim to help endurance athletes stay current on the science and art of training, Joe is a life-long athlete, coach, and mentor to coaches.

Joe has been training endurance athletes since 1980—including national champions, world championship contenders, and Olympic athletes in triathlon, duathlon, road cycling, and mountain biking. With that experience, he cofounded TrainingPeaks with son Dirk Friel and friend Gear Fisher. You can find many of his top-selling training plans here.

He is the best-selling author of The Triathlete’s Training BibleThe Cyclist’s Training BibleFast After 50, Going LongYour Best TriathlonThe Power Meter Handbook, Your First Triathlon, and the upcoming Ride Inside (Oct. 2020). His Training Bible books are used by several national sports federations to train their coaches.

Joe currently focuses on training emerging top-level coaches on best practices in preparing endurance athletes for competition. He conducts training and racing seminars around the world and provides consulting services for corporations in the fitness industry. Cycling camps like this one to Mallorca, Spain, allow Joe to engage with athletes in idyllic locations.

For more insight and coaching advice from Joe, check out his new blog!